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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War: Soulstorm - Released 2008 - The third expansion pack for DoW - Demo

Application Details:

Version: Soulstorm: Demo
License: Demo
URL: http://www.dawnofwargame.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc1

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Test Results

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What works

Both missions and tutorial are playable, graphics, sound(OSSv4), game settings. Everything is working

What does not

Fog of war is displaying incorrectly on minimap. After changing sound settings theres no sound(you just need to restart the game)

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing I guess

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

Performance is a little lower than on linux and loading takes more time. Game crashed once but it's quite playable on solaris. Tested on SXDE 1/08

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowFedora 8May 29 20081.0-rc1Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 19 20080.9.57.Yes Yes PlatinumJeff 
CurrentSolaris Express Developer EditionMar 05 20080.9.56.Yes Yes GoldTaras 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 01 20080.9.56.Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 24 20080.9.55.Yes Yes SilverNemeczek 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

directX 9

After you installed the game you may get a performance boost if you use the latest version of DirectX 9.

The easiest way to do so, is using winetricks:

winetricks directx9

Read more about winetricks, here:

http://wiki.winehq.org/winetricks

missing dll
You need the "MSVCR80.dll" file in your .../system32/ directory just google it.
Corrupted textures?

If you have problems with completely corrupted textures the problem might be that your systems lacks a library that is used for texture compression in Dawn of War.

Under Debian based system install the package "libtxc-dxtn-s2tc0" and try again.

Tweaking Graphics
Dawn of War's settings are quite careful chosen which means that you could improve the graphics a lot. Here is a guide on tweaking DoW's graphics which sums it up.

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